Assessment and Accountability
March 13, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of College and University Presidents explored the views of presidents on the financial sustainability of their institutions, the Obama administration's rating system, sexual assault, race and their role in the tenure process, among other topics.
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"Data, Analytics and Student Learning" is Inside Higher Ed's latest print-on-demand compilation of articles.
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It's in vogue (again) to argue that getting a higher education may not be necessary. It's an old theme, John Thelin notes, and many of the arguments make the opposite case.
Foundation picks new strategies for its college attainment push and grant-making, with a focus on metro areas, innovations and results.
The U.S. Veterans Administration and the National Student Clearinghouse team up to track graduation rates.
The effectiveness of higher education can't be evaluated as one would examine a factory, writes Peter T. Flawn.
Department heads discuss hardships facing the discipline and the way ahead during the American Historical Association's annual meeting.
Study raises questions about reliability of popular assessment tools used to measure learning that takes place in college. And research finds that students might not be as "academically adrift" as much-discussed book suggested.
Two veterans of traditional higher education talk about why they took on the challenge of leading for-profit Ashford University during a severe accreditation crisis.
Seeking to supplement traditional forms of graduate program assessment, U. of Minnesota pilots an approach that asks key questions about students' needs and goals.
A major regional accreditor raises questions about whether the Education Department's methods of evaluating such agencies are truly helpful.
With actions involving U.Va., North Carolina and Florida A&M, among others, Southern agency responds to spate of high-profile controversies and calamities.
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